These volumes provide students with a comprehensive introduction to Homeric Greek grammar and extensive exercises from Homeric texts for accelerated reading proficiency. Revised editions of the well-respected text by Fr. Schoder and Fr. Horrigan, these two volumes of A Reading Course in Homeric Greek contain everything you need to begin reading the Homeric classics. Book 1 provides 120 lessons on the orthography, phonetics, morphology, and syntax of Homeric Greek with exercises and readings for immediate application and reinforcement. Book 2 advances your competency in Homeric Greek with extended texts from the Odyssey with thematic commentary, grammatical notes, and an appendix on reading Homer rhythmically. Immerse yourself in the classical world through Homeric literature with these foundational texts.
In the digital editions, these resources are enhanced by amazing functionality. Pull up these lessons as you read Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey and Hesiod, the Homeric Hymns and Homerica. Important terms link to dictionaries, encyclopedias, and a wealth of other resources in your digital library. Tablet and mobile apps let you read and learn on the go. With Logos, the most efficient and comprehensive research tools are in one place so you get the most out of your study.
To fill out your Classical Greek resources, check out Transition to Attic Greek: A Supplement to A Reading Course in Homeric Greek and the Homeric Greek Dictionary for Schools and Colleges.
Leslie Edwards’ A Reading Course in Homeric Greek captures the spirit of the original Schoder and Horrigan text while serving the needs of today’s audience. It’s simply Homerically delightful.
—Susan Setnik, lecturer in classics, Tufts University
Leslie Edwards is a lecturer of classical literature and languages at the University of California in San Diego with research interests in Greek literature and Greek education.